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Suzanne Adema is Assistant Professor of Latin at the University of Amsterdam. Her publications are characterized by a combined narratological and linguistic approach to Latin epic and historiography. She coordinates a research project on Greek and Latin Learning and Instruction.

Rutger Allan is a Lecturer in Ancient Greek at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He has published on a variety of topics in Ancient Greek linguistics relating to verbal semantics and discourse pragmatics. He has a special interest in cognitive linguistic and narratological approaches to Greek narrative texts. He is the author of The Middle Voice in Ancient Greek. A Study in Polysemy (2002) and co-editor of the volumes The Language of Literature (2007) and The Greek Future and its History (2017).

Mathieu de Bakker is University Lecturer of ancient Greek at the University of Amsterdam. He has published on the Greek historians and orators and is co-author of The Cambridge Grammar of Classical Greek (2018).

Michel Buijs (Ph.D. 2003, Leiden University) teaches Greek and Latin at Utrecht University, as well as through his own company, Classix. He is author of Clause Combining in Ancient Greek Narrative Discourse (2005) and co-editor of The Language of Literature: Linguistic Approaches to Classical Texts (2007) and The Historical Present in Thucydides: Semantics and Narrative Function (2011). His research interests include discourse linguistics and description of the Ancient Greek and Latin languages. He is currently writing, as co-author, a new Dutch course book for Ancient Greek language acquisition at universities.

Lidewij van Gils obtained her PhD in 2009 with an analysis of the narrationes in Cicero’s speeches. Currently, her focus is on Latin historiography and the linguistic aspects of common ground. She is Assistant Professor of Latin at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Stephen Harrison is Fellow and Tutor in Classics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford and Professor of Latin Literature in the University of Oxford. He is author and/or editor of many books on Latin literature and its reception, especially on Horace, Vergil and Apuleius, most recently of a commentary on Horace Odes 2 (CUP) and Victorian Horace: Classics and Class (Bloomsbury), both 2017.

Irene de Jong is Professor of Ancient Greek at the University of Amsterdam. She specializes in the analysis and interpretation of the forms and functions of narrative (Homer, Herodotus, and Greek narrative at large), making use of the modern theory of narratology. Publications include A narratological commentary on the Odyssey (Cambridge 2001), Homer Iliad Book XXII (Cambridge 2012), and Narratology and Classics. A Practical Guide (Oxford 2014).

Michiel van der Keur is Assistant Professor of Latin at the University of Groningen. He obtained his PhD in 2015 with a commentary on Silius Italicus’ Punica 13. His research interests include Flavian epic, intertextual techniques, genre crossings and narrative structure.

Caroline Kroon Ph.D. 1995, is Professor of Latin at the University of Amsterdam. She is author of the monograph Discourse Particles in Latin (Amsterdam, 1995), and of many articles on discourse-linguistic topics. Her current research is characterized by an interdisciplinary approach crossing the border between linguistics and literary studies.

Stephen Oakley Ph.D. 1984, is Kennedy Professor of Latin in the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Emmanuel College; previously he taught at the University of Reading. He is the author of A commentary on Livy, book VIX (Oxford, 1997–2005).

Dennis Pausch wrote his PhD (Biographie und Bildungskultur, Berlin 2004) and his second book (Livius und der Leser: Narrative Strukturen in Ab Urbe Condita, München 2011), which was awarded the Bruno Snell Prize of the Mommsen-Gesellschaft, at Gießen University and during his research stay in Edinburgh as Feodoy Lynen Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. After that, he taught Latin at Regensburg University, before he took over the chair of Latin Literature at Dresden in 2014.

Adriaan Rademaker is Assistant professor of Ancient Greek at Leiden University. His research focuses on linguistic analyses of Greek literary texts (discourse analysis) and pays special attention to the rhetorical and persuasive strategies employed in Greek literary discourse.

Antonis Tsakmakis is Associate Professor of Greek at the University of Cyprus. His research interests include Greek Historiography and Old Comedy. He is the author of Thukydides über die Vergangenheit (Tübingen 1995) and co-editor of Brill’s Companion to Thucydides (Leiden 2006), and Thucydides between History and Literature (Berlin—New York 2013). He has also authored a series of textbooks for the teaching of Greek in High School (Nicosia, 2011–2014).

Hans van Wees is Grote Professor of Ancient History in the Department of History at University College London. His books include Greek Warfare: myths and realities (2004) and Ships and Silver, Taxes and Tribute: a fiscal history of archaic Athens (2013). He has (co-)edited eight volumes on a range of subjects, including The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare (2007) and (with Nick Fisher) ‘Aristocracy’ in the Ancient World: re-defining Greek and Roman elites (2015).